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The British Veterinary Association’s (BVA’s), president-elect John Blackwell would like ministers to consider following Denmark’s example and ban non-stun slaughter, it has been reported.
A Northern Irish meat processor is celebrating after landing a deal to supply a leading wholesaler in Spain.
Scottish manufacturer of collagen sausage casings Devro has revealed pre-tax profit fell 4.5% to £37.5m for the full year ended 31 December 2013.
The 2014 Bolton & District Butchers annual ball took place at Rivington Hall Barn in Bolton, raising over £500 for two local charities.
Tesco has been announced as the headline sponsor for National Vegetarian Week, which organisers use to campaign for people to move to a meat free diet.
The Co-operative has been stripped of its Good Chicken Award by Compassion in World Farming (CiWF), after bowing down to consumer demand for cheaper food.
The Meat Training Council (MTC) registered charity will now be known as the Food and Drink Training and Education Council (FTC), after it announced it would now be covering the full food supply chain.
An Eblex delegation and a group of English meat exporters will be supporting UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Great Week mission in Hong Kong and Macau this week, while Macau has given the green light for beef and lamb imports from the UK.
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The avian influenza (AI) discovered in the Netherlands is likely to be low pathogenic (LPAI), according to the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).
Product diversification, driven by a need to match products to China’s expanding but extremely varied retail sector, appears to have been key to profits for 2013 at Chinese pork processor Shuanghui.
The cost of Brazilian beef is on the up as unseasonably hot weather has resulted in a fall in cattle supplies.